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Yearly Archives:2020

“Who cares about creative and cultural workers in Europe?” Fill in the survey before July 3rd!

Tamsyn Dent, King’s College London What do we mean by ‘who cares’? “But remember that words are signals, counters. They are not immortal” (Brian Friel, Translations, 1980) Working on a collaborative research project that involves partners from across Europe including Spain, Italy, Finland, the UK, Latvia, Sweden, Turkey and beyond, New Zealand and Jamaica, language Continue Reading

Creative and cultural work without filters: Covid-19 and exposed precarity in the creative economy

In the first of our DISCE Webinars Dr. Roberta Comunian, DISCE researcher, presented some of her work (with colleague Dr. Lauren England at King’s College London) on the impact of Covid-19 on creative and cultural workers. The article “Creative and cultural work without filters: Covid-19 and exposed precarity in the creative economy” has now been Continue Reading

The rise of creative social economies

DISCE researcher Dr Roberta Comunian (Comunian et al. 2020) with co-authors at King’s College and Nanyang Technological University Singapore has recently collaborated on a special issue of the Social Enterprise Journal on “Social Enterprises, Social Innovation and the Creative Economy.” Their editorial (available to read and download via open access from the Social Enterprise Journal) is provocatively entitled “The Continue Reading

Creative Higher Education in Europe: Report and new research project

DISCE researchers Roberta Comunian, Tamsyn Dent, Bridget Conor and Chiara Burlina have published this week a new report on “Creative Higher Education in Europe Statistics”. The report – a core part of the research of WP3 (Creative workforce, skills and education) – reviews current data and knowledge in relation to the provision of creative subjects Continue Reading

Dr. Tamsyn Dent review on first ‘Creative Industries Research Frontiers’ Seminar

The King’s College London Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries and Policy Evidence Centre Creative Industries Research Frontiers Seminar Series. Seminar 1. Creative and cultural ecologies: Mapping and understanding 22nd January 2020 Anatomy Museum, King’s College London On January 22nd, King’s College London hosted the first in a seminar series titled ‘Creative Industries Research Continue Reading

Co-Creation Lab #2 in Timisoara: a conversation with Dr. Tamsyn Dent and Steve Rimmer

On October 16th, the city of Timisoara, Romania, welcomed the second DISCE Co-Creation Lab. Co-creation events are one of the approaches used by DISCE to engage with stakeholders to validate the policy relevance of the project, to co-design and co-produce the research so to achieve long-term impact and sustainability. The lab of Timisoara was successfully Continue Reading